Initially written as a backstory, ‘Mazhya Aaichi Girlfriend’ is the story of two working-class women, Renuka and Sadiya, who are in love with each other. The writer-director Arun Fulara says it was taken out for some reason, but the character and story stayed with him, and he decided to write it out and make the short film. It features Sushma Deshpande, Anju Alva Naik, and Suhas Sirsat. The veteran film and theatre actor/ writer Sushama Deshpande acted in the mother’s role, while Marathi actor Suhas Sirsat plays her son. Anju Alva Naik, another theatre and film actor from Bengaluru, played the girlfriend’s role in My Mother’s Girlfriend.
The short film happens around Renuka’s 50th birthday. She plans for her and Sadiya to celebrate her birthday together, by the beach, while enjoying ……. continue reading
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